Vasanthakumar Balasubramanian

balasubramanianv@ufl.edu
Tel: 001 512-775-1613

Education

  • Ph.D. 2012 Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, India Advisor: Prof. S. Subramanian
  • M.Tech. 2002 Centre for Biotechnology – Anna University, India
  • B.Tech. 2000 Chemical Engineering – Bharathidasan University, India

Honors and Awards

  • Paper published in Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces is identified as a key scientific
    article contributing to excellence in research and featured in the April’14 edition of Global Medical Discovery Series
  • Recipient of RM Mallya Award for the best thesis in the field of Materials Processing in the Department of Materials Engineering for the years 2011 – 2012
  • Recipient of Young Author Award in IMPC 2012, awarded by International Mineral Processing Council
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for pursuing higher studies
  • Rank Holder in Chemical Engineering, Bharathidasan University

Research Experience

  • 2012 – 2014 Research Associate, Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Project: Bioremediation of heavy metals from industry effluents Advisor: S. Subramanian
  • 2003 – 2005 Project Assistant, Bioinformatics Center, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
    Project: Development of computational bioinformatics tool to gain insights about biological problems (Biosuite)
    Advisor: S. Ramakumar

Publications

  • Peer reviewed journals : 6
  • Conference proceedings : 2
  • Conference presentation : 7
  • Conference poster : 2